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Report: Apple and Foxconn to invest $7B in U.S. manufacturing

According to President Donald Trump, Tim Cook has “eyes opened” on U.S. assembled iPhones, reports Nikkei. The report states that Apple and Foxconn are “mulling” a joint investment for a $7 billion automated display in the United States. However, this isn’t the first rumbling of Apple and Foxconn wanting to move manufacturing to the United States….

Foxconn developing glass casing for potential 2017 iPhone

Nikkei reports that the 2017 iPhone will be switching back to an all glass body from the current all aluminum casing. Foxconn Technology Group is developing a glass casing for smartphones as its key client Apple Inc. is said to be revamping the iPhone, people familiar with the developments say. Apple is expected to redesign the iPhone, including giving…

Report: Apple suppliers ramping up production for iPhone 7 earlier than usual, ‘more complex’ redesign coming

Apple suppliers are on a massive hiring spree this month which could potentially lead to possible iPhone 7 production, according to Economic Daily News. Following Apple’s tradition, the new iPhones will be released this fall (both the 4.7 and 5.5-inch variants of the iPhone), via CNBC. The report notes that the hiring for both Foxconn and Pegatron…

Foxconn to open up manufacturing plant in India

Long time Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to open up a manufacturing plant in India (via The Economic Times of India). Specifically, the supplier is planning to manufacturer iPhones in the new plant which will more than likely be located in Maharashtra. Foxconn plans to take over 1,200 acres of land and is said to cost $10 billion. When the deal…

Sharp to begin mass production on OLED displays

To no surprise, Sharp is planning to build out multiple supply lines to start creating OLED displays. Recently purchased by Foxconn, the company plans on building OLED displays for future iPhones (via DigiTimes). Sharp will set up one 4.5G and two 6G AMOLED production lines with monthly capacity of 13,000, 11,500 and 34,500 glass substrates respectively,…

Apple looking for one more manufacturer for Apple Watch 2

According to DigiTimes, Apple is looking for a second manufacturer to help manufacture the unannounced second-generation Apple Watch. Apple is looking at one of their three largest manufacturers Foxconn, Wistron and Inventec to manufacturer the Watch. With the second iteration of the Apple Watch already in development, the report says that Apple is…